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Research on Land use change of Xuchang City based on RS and GIS

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3 Author(s)
Guo-xi Wu ; Institute of Urban and Environment, Xuchang, He'nan 461000, China ; Chun-cai Pan ; Huai-fei Shen

This article analyzes the changes of Xuchang land use in 1985, 1995, 2000. It shows the phenomenon of Xuchang's land use that dry land areas sharply decrease, construction areas sharply increase and grassland and woodland changes in volatility. Finally, the city of Xuchang should strengthen land-use planning and land management, optimize the structure of the land, strengthen education for sustainable development and the dynamical monitoring measures to make Xuchang's land use move toward the sustainable development path.

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Water Resource and Environmental Protection (ISWREP), 2011 International Symposium on  (Volume:4 )

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20-22 May 2011